Press Releases

  • California Voters Express Strong Support for Death-with-Dignity Option

    October 01 2014 1:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thirds of Californian voters would support a death-with-dignity measure that would give a mentally competent, terminally ill adult the right to request and receive a prescription for life-ending medication from a physician, a poll released today reveals. This medical practice is called aid in dying.

  • 4 Tactics PR, Content Marketing and Journalism Pros Should Use to Improve Digital Message Visibility

    October 01 2014 1:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Content quality is playing a central role in Google's search rank algorithm, along with user actions such as click-through rates and social sharing, according to the newly-published 2014 Ranking Factors Study from Searchmetrics.  Communicators charged with creating and publishing online content can improve message visibility and campaign results by keeping the key search rank factors identified in the study top of mind when developing messages slated for digital publication.

    Key tactics for better campaign results

  • Rotary Lift Declares War on Rust: New Processes Protect MOD35 Heavy-Duty Inground Lift from Corrosion

    October 01 2014 1:43 PM ET

    MADISON, Ind., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to lift maintenance and durability, rust is the enemy. So with the introduction of the MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift series, Rotary Lift has added several weapons to its corrosion-fighting arsenal: nitriding, electrocoating and zinc/aluminum coating. The result is a lift that is even more durable than its predecessor, the MOD30 environmentally friendly heavy-duty inground lift.

  • CUB Alerts Smart Meter Customers To Risk-Free Rebate Plan

    October 01 2014 1:39 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Illinois' electricity grid undergoes the most significant revamp in its history, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday alerted customers with new digital electric meters that they can sign up for a risk-free program that rewards them with bill credits for delaying heavy power usage on certain hot summer days.   

    CUB and other consumer advocates pushed for Commonwealth Edison to offer a Peak Time Savings program, and Illinois' biggest electric utility has officially begun to sign people up on Oct. 1.

  • RE/MAX Expands Digital Marketing Capabilities

    October 01 2014 1:37 PM ET

    DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX, LLC will significantly expand the digital marketing content it provides its 75,000-plus agents in the U.S. and Canada.  The Premium Services package provided by Imprev is now available at no additional cost to agents using the award-winning RE/MAX Design Center, a web-based marketing tool.

    The Premium Services package includes two-dozen highly targeted digital and print drip marketing campaigns, as well as Single Property Websites and YouTube compatible listing videos.

  • Small Businesses Avoid Social Media and Digital Marketing Because It's 'Too Complicated' and 'Time Consuming'

    October 01 2014 1:36 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite massive growth in digital marketing in recent years, new research from Brandmuscle shows that local small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are struggling to adopt new media tactics when compared to their larger national counterparts.

  • Little Caesars® Pizza Extends Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza Offer

    October 01 2014 1:32 PM ET

    DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of positive customer demand, Little Caesars® Pizza, the largest carryout pizza chain in America and home of the $5 HOT-N-READY® pizza, is extending its Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza limited time offer through November 23, 2014.

  • Tomorrow's Culinary Entrepreneurs

    October 01 2014 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Culinary Center (, the global leader in culinary education, has announced it will expand its Culinary Entrepreneurship program through collaboration with Babson College, the #1 institution for entrepreneurship education as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Thirty years since its founding, ICC now has more than 15,000 graduates hailing from 84 countries.

  • Holidays At Food Network Get Even Sweeter With New Series Holiday Baking Championship

    October 01 2014 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From cookie exchanges, to holiday pies, to fruitcakes and gingerbread houses, eight bakers show off their holiday dessert traditions, and superb baking skills as they compete on Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship, premiering Sunday, November 9th at 9:00pm ET/PT. In order to survive this festive competition, hosted by Bobby Deen, contestants must prove their abilities to win a sweet spot in the hearts of judges Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes), Nancy Fuller (Farmhouse Rules), and Lorraine Pascale (Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food).

  • Thales Showcases New Technology in Client Rollout

    October 01 2014 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Trading Solutions LLC ("Thales") is set to transform the way clients interact with their Banks and Futures Commission Merchants ("FCM") by leveraging its innovative proprietary technology portal - Harvest. Thales is already providing asset managers, institutional investors, merchant firms and utilities with market leading technology and experienced Client Service, Onboarding, and eTrading teams for executing and clearing Futures and Foreign Exchange globally.

  • Shiloh Industries Acquires Radar Industries; Expands Stamping Business Into Central Mexico

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    VALLEY CITY, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO), a leading supplier of lightweighting, noise and vibration solutions, today announced its acquisition of Warren, Michigan based, Radar Industries. The purchase leverages Radar Industries' tooling technologies, strong stamping capabilities, key customer relationships and expands Shiloh's existing manufacturing capacity to include Central Mexico and Michigan.

  • AIT Laboratories to offer MDDScore™ from Ridge Diagnostics

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIT Laboratories (AIT) announced today that it will offer the proprietary MDDScore™ Depression Blood Test developed by Ridge Diagnostics. This agreement makes AIT the exclusive distributor in both pain management and chemical dependency programs, expanding the opportunity for care providers in those settings to take advantage of MDDScore's unique and novel capabilities. MDDScore is the first blood test to demonstrate objective biological information derived from physiological changes to aid in the diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).

  • Mark A. Stutrud Named Chief Executive Officer of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI)

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark A. Stutrud has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). Stutrud was unanimously elected to the position at a meeting of the LSSI Board of Directors on June 23 and began Oct. 1. Des Plaines-based LSSI is the largest social service provider in Illinois with program sites throughout the state that include Chicago, Aurora, Rockford, Nachusa, Moline, Peoria, Champaign, and Marion.

  • Smart Airports Market Worth $13,481.17 Million by 2020

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • PureTemp Earns USDA Biobased Product Certification

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entropy Solutions Inc.'s PureTemp phase change material has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label. The label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased material in the product meets or exceeds levels set by the USDA.

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  • OneChicago Announces September 2014 Trading Volume Increase of 7% Year-Over-Year

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneChicago, LLC (OCX), an equity finance exchange, today announced its September 2014 volume of 1,357,848, a 7% increase year-over-year. OneChicago is a CFTC and SEC regulated exchange offering Single Stock Futures (SSF), a Delta One product, on approximately 1,500 equities, including ADRs and ETFs.   

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  • Whirlpool Corporation Spotlights U.S. Investments in Support of Manufacturing Day

    October 01 2014 1:30 PM ET

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Manufacturing Day on October 3, Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) reiterated the company's investment in American manufacturing and will salute its manufacturing employees for their hard work, dedication and shared commitment.  

  • Farm Bill Conservation Information Now Available in Spanish

    October 01 2014 1:29 PM ET

    DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information on the new Farm Bill conservation opportunities is now available in Spanish, in time to help farmers plan for the 2015 planting season With the new federal fiscal year beginning October 1st, a new round of funding opportunities will open to all interested farmers and ranchers.

  • Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

    October 01 2014 1:28 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.:

  • Islamist Watch Launches 'Islamist Money in Politics'

    October 01 2014 1:22 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent Islamists in the United States have donated almost $700,000 to federal candidates over the past 15 years, according to a new initiative of the Middle East Forum's Islamist Watch project.